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Queering Food Studies

updated: 
Saturday, February 16, 2019 - 1:25am
Dr. Ed Chamberlain
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 9, 2019

Conference - MLA Convention in Seattle, Washington, USA

Dates of the conference - January 9th-12th 2020

Friendship: An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 11:43am
Dr Robert Fisher
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 12, 2019

Friendship: An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

Saturday 12th October 2019 to Sunday 13th October 2019
Vienna, Austria

This inclusive conference aims to explore all aspects of friendship through an interdisciplinary dialogue that transcends the boundaries of the intellectual, the emotional and the personal with a view to forming a selective innovative publication.

Freedom of Speech: 2nd Global Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 11:41am
Dr Robert Fisher
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 12, 2019

Freedom of Speech at the Start of the 21st Century
2nd Global Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

Saturday 12th to Sunday 13th October 2019
Vienna, Austria

This inclusive interdisciplinary conference aims to explore all aspects of free speech at the beginning of the 21st century with a view to forming a selective and innovative publication to engender further research and collaboration.

International Conference: Music in Documentary Film

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 8:48am
Kiel Society for Film Music Research
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Call for Papers: XV Symposium for Film Music Research

Music in Documentary Film“

Fri5 - Sun7 July2019 atKiel University

 

MLA 2020 CFP: Postcolonial Studies, the Environmental Humanities, and the Limits of the Human

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 8:42am
MLA Africa Since 1990 forum/ Ecocriticism and Environmental Humanities Forum
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

In his 2020 MLA theme description, Simon Gikandi asks for a reflection on the role of the humanities in “defining the nature of the human in the face of what appears to be its diminishment.” This roundtable, cosponsored by the MLA Africa Since 1990 forum and the Ecocriticism and Environmental Humanities forum, reframes Gikandi’s provocation in ecological terms: how do we define the limits of what Sylvia Wynter terms the “genre of the human” in the face of ecological decline and climate change? Successive reports issued by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) spell out an increasingly alarming rate of global warming with catastrophic implications for the planet and the various life forms inhabiting it.

CfP: Know Thine Enemy - Antagonistic Dynamics in Graphic Narratives

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 8:34am
ICLA Research Committee on Comics Studies and Graphic Narrative
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2019

This is a Call for Papers for a proposed panel to be held as part of the 22nd General Congress of ICLA, which will take place from July 29 to Aug 2, 2019 at the University of Macau, themed: Literature of the World and the Future of Comparative Literature.
The panel is sponsored by the ICLA Research Committee on Comics Studies and Graphic Narrative
Organisers: Stefan Buchenberger, Hiraishi Noriko, Lea Pao, Anna-Sophie Juergens
The deadline for paper submission is February 27, 2019.

 

“It is said that if you know your enemies and know yourself, you will not be imperiled in a hundred battles.” (Sun Tzu, The Art of War)

CFA: "More Representation=Democracy?" Political Studies Colloquium

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 11:32am
Nucleus for Political Studies of the University of Lisbon- Centre of Philosophy of the University of Lisbon
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 5, 2019

This year nepUL is pleased to announce the new CFA for its new International Political Studies Colloquium: More Representation = Democracy?.There has been a growing debate within the media and academic realm in what democracy is concerned. We may often consider the legitimacy of our democracy when hearing an emerging expression of feelings of distrust towards politicians, increasing abstention in many democratic countries and raise of social frustration which leads to the election of so-called extremist parties, non-politicians and populist views. As so, is representation a sufficient condition for the existance of a democratic society or is it only necessary?

The Allure of the Erotic: 2nd Global Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 4:10pm
Dr Robert Fisher
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 12, 2019

2nd Global Conference
The Allure of the Erotic: An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

Saturday 12th October 2019 - Sunday 13th October 2019
Vienna, Austria

Postcolonialism, Postcommunism and Postmodernism - 2nd International Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 2:18pm
University of Gdansk, University of Sao Paulo, Inmind Support
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019

 

 

Venue: Gdansk, Poland

 

Deadline for proposals:  28 February 2019

 

Contact email address:

inconferenceoffice@gmail.com

 

Organizers/ Scientific Committee:

Professor Wojciech Owczarski – University of Gdańsk (Poland)

Professor Paulo Endo – University of Sao Paulo (Brazil)

InMind Support (Poland)

 

 

CFP: Postcolonialism, Postcommunism and Postmodernism 

 

On Laughter

updated: 
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 9:59am
University College London
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019

On Laughter

11 & 12 July 2019

To say the least, academics struggle with laughter. We can analyse jokes, dissect irony, theorize ‘the comic,’ and laugh ourselves, but when it comes to talking about laughter – often uncontrollable, sometimes inappropriate – we stop short. Perhaps it is too intimate, too revealing, too awkward.

‘On Laughter,’ a two-day conference hosted at the Institute of Advanced Studies at University College London, will address laughter itself. The humanities and the natural and social sciences all have something valuable to contribute. We invite scholars working across these areas to consider the following dimensions of laughter:

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